Fairfax, VA (George Mason U / Braddock Rd)




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About Fairfax, VA (George Mason U / Braddock Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

George Mason U / Braddock Rd median real estate price is $699,252, which is more expensive than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 93.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in George Mason U / Braddock Rd is currently $2,787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in Virginia.

George Mason U / Braddock Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairfax, Virginia.

George Mason U / Braddock Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In George Mason U / Braddock Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in George Mason U / Braddock Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fairfax, the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 57.8% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, of particular note, 15.8% of the people in the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Finally, the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood stands out within Virginia for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.5% of college-friendly places to live in VA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in George Mason U / Braddock Rd choose to walk to work each day (23.2%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.3% of all American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood in Fairfax are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 90.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood, 42.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 39.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.2%), and 8.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood in Fairfax, VA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report Asian roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 11.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.8%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in George Mason U / Braddock Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (23.2%) and 6.6% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fairfax 0.101011101001110
Virginia 1.96
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George Mason U / Braddock Rd 0.101011101001110
Fairfax 0.101011101001110
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Fairfax 0.101011101001110
Virginia 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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